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HSE Career Pathway 
Career Pathway to Health Services
Executive (HSE) Designation


To qualify for the HSE Career pathway, the below criteria must be met. For any additional questions, please email NAB at hse@nabweb.org.

  • Official Transcript verifying BA/BS higher from an accredited college or university. Transcripts can be sent to NAB by mail or by email .
  • Passing exam score from time of initial licensure as an Nursing Home Administrator (NHA).
  • Successful passing of additional 50 item Resident Care/Assisted Living (RCAL) and Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) exam(s) not previously completed successfully.
  • Review within the National Practitioner Data Bank (NPDB) and finding no disqualifying actions.
  • Verification of three years of experiences as the long term care administrator of record (AOR) or supervisory experience over other AORs for a minimum of three years.
  • Online HSE application completed and submitted through NABVerify.

For more information, please review the HSE Qualifications Criteria or NAB's HSE Tipsheet.